Curves ParametricSolid

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Curves ParametricSolid.svg Curves ParametricSolid

Menu location
Curves → Solid
Workbenches
Curves
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also


Description

The Curves ParametricSolid.svg Curves ParametricSolid makes a parametric solid from selected faces. This tool is part of the external workbench called Curves.

Curves ParametricSolid demo.jpg

Above: shows before (left) and after (right) application of the ParametricSolid tool


Usage

  1. Switch to the Curves workbench icon.svg Curves workbench (install from AddonManager.svg Addon Manager is necessary, if not previously installed)
  2. Select faces to create a solid (in the tree view or in the 3D view).
    • Use Ctrl key to select several faces. The whole faces must be closed together. The picture above show 4 faces that comprised the one solid wing.
  3. To invoke the command, do one of the following:
    • Press the Curves ParametricSolid.svg button
    • Use the Curves → Solid entry in the Curves menu
  4. The shape created can be use as a solid in other workbench (i.e. Workbench Part.svg Part or Workbench PartDesign.svg PartDesign workbenches). It has volume and weight.

Notes

Limitations

Properties

Scripting

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